November Newsletter

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Welcome to this month’s issue of KnowledgeApplied.  We have some important news to share with you this month.  First off, we have an article about a new category of 39-year property subject to bonus depreciation,“Qualified Improvement Property” or QIP.  We have a Spotlight Profile on our Senior Tax Manager, Marjorie Wilson.  Our annual 2016 Government Tax Seminars have returned; this year’s focus will be on the reporting requirements of the Affordable Care Act.  And, we have included tax tip articles on employee business expenses and the home office deduction, which include thoughts offered by one of our partners, Mark von Rotz.

Thanks for reading,
Dave Doran
Managing Partner


Opportunities from the New Qualified Improvement Property Category

learn more about qip

The American Jobs Creation Act (AJCA) was signed into law in October of 2004. One of the provisions of the law allowed for a quicker recovery of costs for the improvement of leased nonresidential real property over 15 years rather than 39 years. Lessees, sublessees and lessors making improvements to the interior portion of the nonresidential property could use the shorter recovery period as...

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Manager Profile - Marjorie Wilson

profile spotlight marjorie wilson wnde

Marjorie Wilson is a Senior Tax Manager who works in WNDE’s Carlsbad office.  Her primary areas of practice are providing tax planning, consulting and compliance to Closely-Held businesses and the owners as well as high net worth individuals and nonprofit organizations.  She also has had extensive experience in foreign activities reporting for U.S. taxpayers and multi-state tax...

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2016 Government Tax Seminars

annual govt seminar wnde

White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP is pleased to present its annual Government Tax Seminars.  This year’s program will address the new 2016 reporting and compliance requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  It will be presented at the locations listed below 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will qualify for five hours of government continuing education credit with the California State Board of...

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Must-Know Tax Tips about the Home Office Deduction

6 must know home office tips

If you use your home for business, you may be able to deduct expenses for the business use of your home. If you qualify, you can claim the deduction whether you rent or own your home. You may use either the simplified method or the regular method to claim your deduction. “With the way the business environment has been moving, with more virtual offices and people working remotely, this has...

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Six Tips You Should Know about Employee Business Expenses

6 out of pocket business expenses

If you paid for work-related expenses out of your own pocket, you may be able to deduct those costs. In most cases, you can claim allowable expenses if you itemize on IRS Schedule A, Itemized Deductions. You can deduct the amount that is more than two percent of your adjusted gross income. Typical employee business expenses that could be used for this deduction include cell phone and internet...

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